Journo set for fete at Banff TV fest

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Canuck thesps union (ACTRA) announced Tuesday that CBC-TV host and journalist Wendy Mesley will receive the John Drainie Award at this year’s Banff World Television Fest, which runs June 11-14.

Mesley, anchor of CBC’s “Sunday Report” and co-host of “CBC News: Marketplace,” will receive the honor at the awards lunch June 12.

She won Gemini Awards in 1999 and 2001 for her work on CBC’s “Undercurrents,” a show about the media that she helped create.

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